Best & Worst Pat McGrath LUST Lip Glosses (Spring 2019)

Pat McGrath LUST Lip Glosses (Spring 2019)
Pat McGrath LUST Lip Glosses (Spring 2019)

For spring, there are 18 new shades in the Pat McGrath LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 fl. oz.), which I’ve just finished reviewing and have ranked here. The formula is supposed to have “multidimensional shine” with a “non-sticky texture” that “nourishes” with “exceptional adherence.” The opacity ranges from “opaque to transparent,” and most shades were as pigmented as they were intended (I was able to get a list of coverage-levels but wish this information was clearer to consumers!). The consistency has a smooth, lightweight texture that wasn’t tacky and was comfortable to wear. For the most part, they didn’t seem to sink into my lip lines, which can be a pitfall of gloss, though some of the milkier, paler shades had very slight settling. I didn’t find the wear time to be better than average–three to four hours–but the formula was moderately hydrating. There was a subtle vanilla scent but no discernible taste when worn.

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01. Bronze Divinity Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A

Pat McGrath Bronze Divinity LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium, rosy plum with warm, gold and pink sparkle and finer pearl. It had...

Pat McGrath Bronze Divinity LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium, rosy plum with warm, gold and pink sparkle and finer pearl. It had...

02.

02. Earth Angel Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A

Pat McGrath Earth Angel LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) has a soft, yellowed peach translucent base with gold and pink sparkle. It had sheer...

Pat McGrath Earth Angel LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) has a soft, yellowed peach translucent base with gold and pink sparkle. It had sheer...

03.

03. Secret Lover Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A

Pat McGrath Secret Lover LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and golden shimmer throughout a...

Pat McGrath Secret Lover LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and golden shimmer throughout a...

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04.

04. Astral Flash Dance Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A-

Pat McGrath Astral Flash Dance LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium, rosy pink with subtle, warm undertones and cooler, blue and violet...

Pat McGrath Astral Flash Dance LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium, rosy pink with subtle, warm undertones and cooler, blue and violet...

05.

05. Carnal Desire Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A-

Pat McGrath Carnal Desire LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a muted, pink-red with flecks of gold, red, and fuchsia sparkle. The gloss had...

Pat McGrath Carnal Desire LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a muted, pink-red with flecks of gold, red, and fuchsia sparkle. The gloss had...

06.

06. Heavy Petal Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A-

Pat McGrath Heavy Petal LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a bright, medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly...

Pat McGrath Heavy Petal LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a bright, medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly...

07.

07. Bronze Venus Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A-

Pat McGrath Bronze Venus LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium, rosy copper with flecks of pink and gold sparkle. It had semi-sheer...

Pat McGrath Bronze Venus LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium, rosy copper with flecks of pink and gold sparkle. It had semi-sheer...

08.

08. Astral Moon Flower Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A-

Pat McGrath Astral Moon Flower LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) seemed to have a translucent, blue-tinted base with flecks of blue, violet, and...

Pat McGrath Astral Moon Flower LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) seemed to have a translucent, blue-tinted base with flecks of blue, violet, and...

09.

09. Prima Donna Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

A-

Pat McGrath Prima Donna LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium pink with soft, warm undertones and barely-there gold pearl. It had medium...

Pat McGrath Prima Donna LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium pink with soft, warm undertones and barely-there gold pearl. It had medium...

10.

10. Faux Real Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B+

Pat McGrath Faux Real LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a muted, peachy-brown with a cream finish and faint white pearl. It had semi-opaque...

Pat McGrath Faux Real LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a muted, peachy-brown with a cream finish and faint white pearl. It had semi-opaque...

11.

11. Flesh 6 Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B+

Pat McGrath Flesh 6 LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish-brown with warm undertones and a jelly-like finish. It had...

Pat McGrath Flesh 6 LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish-brown with warm undertones and a jelly-like finish. It had...

12.

12. Nude Negligee Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B+

Pat McGrath Nude Negligee LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a translucent, creamy peach with warm undertones and a shiny finish. It had more of...

Pat McGrath Nude Negligee LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a translucent, creamy peach with warm undertones and a shiny finish. It had more of...

13.

13. Sunset Rose Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B+

Pat McGrath Sunset Rose LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium coral with warm undertones and a moderate amount of gold sparkle. It had...

Pat McGrath Sunset Rose LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium coral with warm undertones and a moderate amount of gold sparkle. It had...

14.

14. Belladonna Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B+

Pat McGrath Belladonna LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and faint gold and pink pearl in a...

Pat McGrath Belladonna LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and faint gold and pink pearl in a...

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15. Peach Perversion Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B+

Pat McGrath Peach Perversion LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium peach with warmer, orange undertones and flecks of peachy gold and...

Pat McGrath Peach Perversion LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium peach with warmer, orange undertones and flecks of peachy gold and...

16.

16. Wicked Whisper Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B

Pat McGrath Wicked Whisper LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium peachy-coral with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-opaque...

Pat McGrath Wicked Whisper LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium peachy-coral with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-opaque...

17.

17. Future Femme Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B-

Pat McGrath Future Femme LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a pale, almost milky, pink with cool undertones and flecks of pink and aqua sparkle....

Pat McGrath Future Femme LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a pale, almost milky, pink with cool undertones and flecks of pink and aqua sparkle....

18.

18. Love Potion Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath

PPermanent. $30.00/0.15 oz.

B-

Pat McGrath Love Potion LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium peach-pink with multi-colored pearl in a cream finish. It had...

Pat McGrath Love Potion LUST Lip Gloss ($28.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium peach-pink with multi-colored pearl in a cream finish. It had...

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Glossover Breakdown

89%

Average Score
A
9
B
9
C
0
D
0
F
0
Glossover Averages
product
9
pigmentation
9
texture
9
longevity
8.5
application
5
Total
89%
product
9
pigmentation
9
texture
9
longevity
8.5
application
5
Total
89%

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My first impressions are that a lot of these shades look fairly similar to each other, however the formula is good for a lipgloss. Thank you for testing all of these.

Exactly. I got the Flesh 6 and a moon flower plus one of the minis and feel set. Definitely will replace though when I run out. I can finally use my matte lipsticks because these are great toppers. I know that defeats the purpose but being close to 50, matte lipstick texture isn’t very flattering on me.

I honestly think that I love way too many of these! But I’m going to limit myself to 2. At least for 2019.
Secret Lover vs. Heavy Petal
Astral Moon Flower vs. Earth Angel.

I was on the fence between Moon Flower and Earth Angel too. After seeing them in person, Moon Flower was the most versatile and to me, I think you would love it as it is, IMO, the more neutral of the two that you could do more with.

I got them all and the glittery ones, eg astrals, are my favorite. They spruce up any lipstick and they’re stunning to look at. My only gripe is that I wish they would last longer. But then again, I talk and eat too much so that’s probably my own shortcoming and not the gloss. The old YSL is my absolute favorite formula and it beats out the PMG glosses as a product but not by packaging, by a narrow formula. But they have been discontinued so this is my new go-to.
Thank you for trying all of these!!

I have Astral Flashdance and love it and now want Carnal Desire and Secret Lover… Thank you for reviewing all of these! I just love how they feel on the lips, and I can’t easily apply too much like the Fenty ones (though I love those, too).

Astral Moon Flower is so pretty. I remember it was used in your “Garden of Opalina” post, and I still have that look in my head. For some reason I am obsessed with those colors, esp Astral Moon Flower over the purple lipstick. Thank you for all you do Christine!

Bronze divinity and Venus are on my wish list for the summer. While similar I know I’ll use both up as lipgloss is one of the makeup products I use up. I have a mini Bronze Temptation that I love! Really pops my nude lipsticks when used as a topper.

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